Professor Emeritus Receives Two Major Awards
Jan 9, 2018
UC Davis
Jeffrey A. Day

Internationally renowned artist Lynn Hershman Leeson, UC Davis professor emeritus, is receiving major awards from the College Art Association and the Women’s Caucus for the Arts. She will receive the Distinguished Feminist Award — Visual Artist from the CAA in February and a lifetime achievement award from the Women’s Caucus. Hershman Leeson is an internationally known artist who has done groundbreaking work in video, film and photography that combines art with social commentary, particularly on the relationship between people and technology. She taught in the College of Letters and Science’s Department of Art and Art History and the Technocultural Studies program (now known as Cinema and Digital Media) from 1993 to 2006…